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Sea Change: Transforming Our Eco-Future – A Powerful Art Exhibition

Sea Change: Transforming Our Eco-Future – A Powerful Art Exhibition

An artistic revolution is taking place in the picturesque coastal town of Newburyport, Massachusetts. The PEG Center for Art & Activism has launched its fourth annual environmental art exhibition, "Sea Change: Transforming our Eco-Future." This thought-provoking...

Cape Ann Artisans Tour: Calling for New Talent

Cape Ann Artisans Tour: Calling for New Talent

After 40 years of connecting art lovers with local artists, the Cape Ann Artisans Tour is expanding! We're seeking fresh talent to join our esteemed group and help revitalize our beloved tour. Who We Are Cape Ann Artisans is a diverse collective of creators,...

Julia Csekö’s “Transcending Borders” on Salem’s Artists’ Row

Julia Csekö’s “Transcending Borders” on Salem’s Artists’ Row

A Celebration of Immigrant Stories Funded by Creative County 📸 @deborahjkarsonphotography Somerville artist Julia Csekö’s moving installation, “Transcending Borders,” is now on display at Salem’s Artists’ Row. This impactful project, funded by the Creative County...

Fiesta en la Calle: A Celebration of Art and Culture in Lawrence

Fiesta en la Calle: A Celebration of Art and Culture in Lawrence

Mark your calendars for a day of vibrant art, music, and community spirit! Essex Art Center is thrilled to announce its fourth annual block party, Fiesta en la Calle, on Saturday, July 13, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This free event promises a colorful showcase of...

Celebrating Youth Creativity: compARTimos Event Recap at La House

Celebrating Youth Creativity: compARTimos Event Recap at La House

On June 13, La House in Lawrence, MA, came alive with creativity and community spirit as the compARTimos team showcased the incredible work of local youth. Funded by the Creative County Initiative Partnership Grant, this event highlighted the power of art in sharing...

Transforming Transit: NEA Grant Boosts Arts and Culture in Essex County

Transforming Transit: NEA Grant Boosts Arts and Culture in Essex County

We are thrilled to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded a $125,000 “Our Town” grant to the Essex County Community Foundation's Creative County Initiative, Merrimack Valley Planning Commission, and Merrimack Valley Transit. This generous grant...